- Dr Heewon Kim
- Thesis title:
- United Progressive Alliance (2004-14), equality of opportunity and Muslims: a paradigm shift or political pragmatism?
Dr. Heewon Kim is a Research Associate in the Department of the Study of Religions. She completed her BA and MA at Sookmyung Women’s University (Seoul, Republic of Korea), and in 2010 joined the Department of Theology at the University of Birmingham to pursue doctoral research. In 2011 she transferred to SOAS following her supervisor’s appointment as Dean. She was awarded a PhD in the Department of the Study of Religions in February 2015. Since November 2014, she has been working as SOAS South Asia Institute’s Notes Blog assistant.
Muslims and Institutional Policy in India: Rethinking the United Progressive Alliance (2004-14) Experience. Cambridge University Press (forthcoming 2018).
The Strange Death of Sikh Ethno-Nationalism: From Rebellion to “Hegemonic Control”, Nations and Nationalism (co-authored with Gurharpal Singh, accepted, forthcoming 2017).
‘Between Hegemonic Domination and the Quest for Equality: The Challenges of Managing Religious Diversity in India Today’, in The Politics and Practice of Religious Diversity: National Contexts, Global Issues (Routledge Advances in Sociology), Andrew Dawson, ed., (London: Routledge, 2016), 49-66 (co-authored with Gurharpal Singh).
‘United Progressive Alliance (I) and India’s Muslims: Redefining Equality of Opportunity?’, in Communalism in Postcolonial India: Changing Contours, Mujibur Rehman, ed., (New Delhi: Routledge, 2015), 234-256.
2015. India’s Muslim Spring: Why is Nobody Talking about it? by Hasan Suroor, Contemporary South Asia, 23:1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09584935.2014.1001121
2014. Debating Difference: Group Rights and Liberal Democracy in India by Rochana Bajpai, South Asia Research, 34:2, 186-88. doi:10.1177/0262728014533852
Kim, Heewon and Choi, Dongju, trans. (2008) Doing Business in India. By Rajesh Kumar and Anand Kumar Sethi. Samsung Books.
‘The Muslim Vote: A View from Delhi’, SOAS Election 2014 Blog. Available at: http://blogs.soas.ac.uk/ssai-indianelection2014/2014/04/16/the-muslim-vote-a-view-from-delhi-by-heewon-kim/ (2014)